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Timucuan Parks Foundation to host St. Johns River Cleanups at Three Parks

March 16, 2021

Volunteer projects will be held on Saturday, March 20 On the first day of spring, Timucuan Parks Foundation will be leading volunteer events for the St. Johns River Celebration 26th Annual Cleanup at three sites. The annual event, hosted and coordinated by the City of Jacksonville and Keep Jacksonville Beautiful, will be held Saturday, March 20 throughout the city with … Read more

Celebrate MLK Day by Helping the Parks

January 14, 2021

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and legacy are honored each year when we all take time to celebrate his birthday with a holiday on the third Monday in January. King, born January 15, 1929, was the ultimate civil servant dedicating his life to civil rights, peace, and justice, and is the only non-president to have a national holiday in … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation Celebrated National Public Lands Day with a trails project at Betz-Tiger Point Preserve

October 2, 2020

Timucuan Parks Foundation celebrated National Public Lands Day with a volunteer event at Betz-Tiger Point Preserve. Volunteers broke into groups to create and trim trails at the public preserve and prepare the park for some new additions, including a new day use area on the north end of the preserve. One group of volunteers used hand and power tools to … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation Offers Self-Guided Volunteer Events This Fall

September 29, 2020

Students can earn community service hours from now through Dec. 2 by collecting litter at a park Timucuan Parks Foundation is once again offering a way for students to earn community service hours. Students can visit a local park or preserve from now through Dec. 2 to help clean up litter and earn community service hours. Two hours of community … Read more

Record Turnout for Timucuan Parks Foundation and the City of Jacksonville’s MLK Day of Service Event

January 23, 2020

Timucuan Parks Foundation and its City of Jacksonville park partner had a record turnout for MLK Day of Service on Monday. The nonprofit was joined by more than 100 volunteers at Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park for invasive plant removal, trail maintenance and litter cleanup as part of the nationwide observance celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “It … Read more